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Dr. Rajendra Kanakia Gastroenterologist in Mumbai

Dr. Rajendra Kanakia

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology


34 Years Experience Overall  (28 years as specialist)

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99% (1182 patients)

Dr. Rajendra Kanakia completed his MBBS and MD – Internal Medicine from the Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals. After his MD Medicine, he went on to join the gastroenterology department at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai. He worked towards the department recognition for National Board of Examination and became the first DNB student from this institute. During his tenure at LTMGA he trained in various aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy. He participated in research projects and was awarded a pool officer’s post through the CSIR, (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research). For his advanced training in gastroenterology, endoscopy and endosonographic, Dr. Kanakia visited the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam and was trained by Prof. J.N.J Tytgat and Prof. Paul Fockens in 1995 and 2000.He is at present attached to the prestigious Lilavati Hospital and research center, Raheja Fortis Hospital and Lion Tarachand Bappa Hospital.Dr. Rajendra Kanakia has recently added capsule endoscopy to his state of the art endoscopy suite. This helps detect obscure bleeding in the small intestine which is not accessible to gastroscopy and colonoscopy.Dr. Rajendra Kanakia’s passion for using technology for medical education made him pioneer medivision. This was the one of the CME program on national television in India. He was credited with the launch of India's one of the healthcare portal in 2002. He has now established health varsity, India's one of the online training portals for doctors. An excellent teacher, he is very well known for his lectures for family physicians. He has co-authored Kanakia Health Express, a newsletter for doctors.Dr. Rajendra Kanakia is a member of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology. Dr. Kanakia has been instrumental and founder member of Grant Medical College alumni association one of the oldest medical institutions of India.

Bandra West, Mumbai

Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre


A - 791, Bandra Reclamation, Landmark: Opposite Mumbai Educational Trust, Mumbai

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12:30 - 01:30


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Q: Where does Dr. Rajendra Kanakia practice?

A: Dr. Rajendra Kanakia practices at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre - Bandra West.

Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Rajendra Kanakia?

A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Rajendra Kanakia for Digestive Disease Consultation, Liver Disease Consultation, Gastroscopy. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

Q: What do patients say about Dr. Rajendra Kanakia?

A: Dr. Rajendra Kanakia has been recommended by 1166 patients and has recieved stories from 361 patients. You can read detailed patient stories of the doctor on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Rajendra Kanakia's education qualification?

A: Dr. Rajendra Kanakia has the following qualifications - MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Gastroenterology.

Q: What does Dr. Rajendra Kanakia specialises in ?

A: Dr. Rajendra Kanakia specialises as Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Endoscopist (Gastro).


Digestive Disease Consultation
Liver Disease Consultation
Capsule Endoscopy
Therapeutic Endoscopy
Hepatitis B & C
Surgery for ulcerative colitis
IBS - Irritable Bowel Disease
Loose Motions
stomach pain


Awards and Recognitions

Senior Research Associate, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Goverment of India - 1990


MBBS - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 1985
MD - Medicine - University Of Bombay, 1990
DNB - Gastroenterology - National Board Of Examination, 1993


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association


1995 - 2020 Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Endoscopist at Lilavati Hospital & Research Center, Bandra, Mumbai 400050
2017 - 2019 Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, Endoscopist at S L Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai


57492 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1987

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